How Arlo Guthrie’s Arrest Inspired the Thanksgiving Classic ‘Alice’s Restaurant’
It all started with an offer to clear out the garbage, bottles, paper and building supplies piled in an old church.
When Elton John Remade ‘Candle in the Wind’ for Princess Diana
He said that the performance of "Candle in the Wind 1997" at her funeral would be the last.
The Day the Beatles Played Their Final Scheduled U.K. Concert
They were were joined by the Rolling Stones, the Yardbirds and the Small Faces, among others.
How Simon and Garfunkel Broke Through With ‘The Sounds of Silence’
Their acclaim is now universal, but things were very different back in 1964.
How ‘Disco Demolition Night’ Turned Into a Chicago Riot
The blockbuster success of 1977's 'Saturday Night Fever' had persuaded many radio stations to switch from rock to disco.
When John Lennon Published His First Book, ‘In His Own Write’
It was the first solo effort of any kind by one of the Beatles.
45 Years Ago: The Rolling Stones Cut Three Classic Tracks at Muscle Shoals
The Rolling Stones went to Alabama in December 1969 and recorded three songs that evoked the country, blues and R&B sound of the region.
Jack Bruce Interview: On the Rise and Fall of Supergroups
Former Cream bassist spoke to us about why supergroups so rarely last.
Eight Bands Who Were Foolishly Labeled ‘The Next Beatles’
We look at eight bands who were wrongly labeled - or more foolishly, called themselves - the next Beatles.
Were the Beatles the Catalyst for the Charles Manson Murders?
Mass murderer Charles Manson thought he heard secret messages in the Beatles' 'White Album.'
How the Groundbreaking ‘Easy Rider’ Changed Soundtracks Forever
The movie's innovative use of music has continued to inspire filmmakers.
Rock’s Unsolved UFO Mystery: The Night Jim Sullivan Vanished
A talented singer-songwriter released an album about unidentified flying objects, then disappeared into thin air.